The biggest horse race of the year is set to take place this coming Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Bodemeister is currently the biggest threat to win the title with odds of 4/1, but Union Rags (9/2) and Gemologist (6/1) are also being given legitimate chances. The Kentucky Derby is pegged “the most exciting two minutes in sports” and this years race, with no real clear cut favorite is sure to not disappoint.
If you are ready to bet on the 2012 Kentucky Derby check out the odds below of the front runners and look further below for a step by step guide to help you place your Kentucky Derby bet.
2012 Kentucky Derby Odds
- Bodemeister 4/1
- Union Rags 9/2
- Gemologist 6/1
- Dullahan 8/1
- Hansen 10/1
- I’ll Have Another 12/1
- Creative Cause 12/1
- Alpha 15/1
- Daddy Nose Best 15/1
- Take Charge Indy 15/1
- El Padrino 20/1
- Went The Day Well 20/1
There are the odds for all of the horses with a 20/1 or better shot at winning the 2012 Kentucky Derby. For those of you who don’t understand these odds the numerator is the amount of money you will win for every $1 wagered. For example a $10 bet on Dullahan would win $80 if he pulled out the minor upset.
The best sportsbook for betting on the Kentucky Derby 2012 is Bovada.lv. Bovada is a sportsbook that only accepts US residents, but they provide the best odds and service for American bettors. If you are not from the United States then I suggest betting on the Kentucky Derby at Bet365.com.
How To Bet On The 2012 Kentucky Derby
If you are from the United States click on the Bovada.lv link above and if you are from anywhere else click on the Bet365.com link. Once you reach the site you should follow the instructions to create a new account. Opening an account at either sportsbook will only take a few minutes and you will only be required to provide basic information about yourself such as your name and email address.
Next you will have to fund your account in order to have money with which to bet on the 2012 Kentucky Derby. You will likely be prompted to fund your account, but if not just head over to the cashier section of the website. Credit card deposits are common, but there are also many other ewallet methods that you can use and if you run into any problems the customer service representatives will be eager to help.
Now that you have money in your account you are ready to bet on the race! Choose which horse you have a good feeling about, lay down your bet then sit back and enjoy the most exciting two minutes in sports!